Rwanda gorilla safaris combine a variety of wildlife experiences, primate tours, mountain climbing, bird watching and cultural tours to meet, satisfy and exceed expectations of travelers to the land of a thousand hills. Lying south of the equator in Central Africa, Rwanda is one of the most visited travel destinations.

The small country receives the highest number of travelers, especially for Rwanda gorilla trekking tours from all over the world compared to other neighboring countries. Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and Chimpanzee trekking safaris in Nyungwe forest are the leading  travel activities that attract high number of travelers to the land of a thousand hills. Rwanda tourist statistics show that over 60% of travelers to Rwanda choose luxury gorilla trekking tour as their number one priority. 12 gorilla families have been habituated in Rwanda and open daily for gorilla trekking tours, particularly in Volcanoes National park. Rwanda gorilla groups are Hirwa, Umubano, Sabyinyo, Kwitonda, Amahoro, Karisimbi, Agashya, Bwenge, Ugenda and Susa A, etc.

Each Rwanda gorilla family is visited by 8 travelers, which guarantees availability of 96 gorilla permits per day. Each Rwanda gorilla permit costs $1500, which makes it a luxury gorilla safari destination than its counterparts, Uganda and D.R. Congo which mainly offer budget gorilla safaris. More so, Volcanoes National Park is located roughly 3 hours from Kigali airport, making it the easiest accessible gorilla destination compared to other gorilla national parks in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rwanda Development Board issues permits on the first come first serve basis. Other than gorilla trekking, Rwanda is also rich with more wildlife that favor a variety of other Rwanda safari tours.